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Music and workshops

Quartz String Quartet will perform the works of composers Smetana and Schumann on Sunday, October 22.. Quartz’s unique programs shine a light on the string quartet repertoire by highlighting well-known pieces of beauty and energy.. The

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Benalla Ensign
Oct 13 2017
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Men wanted over Benalla theft

Low quality CCTV images have made this investigation challenging - can you help? . Benalla police are appealing for community assistance to help identify two males following a significant theft from a Bridge Street, Benalla retailer last year. . If

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Benalla Ensign
Feb 14 2017
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Get behind Mark

Australia’s number one sit-skier, local man Mark Soyer, is seeking sponsors as he aims to represent Australia at the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea.. State Member for Euroa Steph Ryan will introduce a fundraiser for

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Benalla Ensign
Oct 13 2017
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Red-bellied black snakes fighting

Frank Trezise from Cohuna captured these two snakes in a writhing embrace, but it’s not what you think.. He was checking his cattle last Sunday when he saw the red bellied black snakes wriggling together.. They were totally engrossed and

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Geoff Adams
Oct 17 2017
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Artist is eager to paint silos

He has painted artworks of Australian flora and fauna, cultural icons such as Vegemite and Victorian Bitter beer, and now Echuca artist Paul Gamble said he would love to tackle a silo.. Inspired by the Silo Art Trail in Victoria’s west, and

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Alana Christe...
Oct 17 2017
Cropping

Quality bales by design

The well-established but newly improved McHale V660 and V640 balers just got even better.. McHale’s innovative design improvements have enabled this popular baler to produce even higher quality bales at speed.. ‘‘The benefit to the

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Shepparton News
Oct 17 2017
Horticulture

‘Selfish’ state must play fair

From The Australian. ‘‘Commonwealth Environmental Water Holder David Papps urged South Australia not to defer sending water to the Coorong and Lower Lakes between December 2015 and March 2016, warning it would affect critical water flows

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Shepparton News
Oct 17 2017
Water

MIL director loses board support

A furore has erupted over a letter sent to Murray Irrigation Ltd shareholders from the company’s board that is trying to influence the current election of board directors.. The letter, signed by three members of the seven-member board, says

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Shepparton News
Oct 17 2017
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More people joining the silo art discussion

The idea of introducing silo art into the region has been given the thumbs up by a number of locals, who believe it could give their towns an extra boost and beautify their silos.. From people in Katamatite who have been discussing the idea, to

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Shepparton News
Oct 17 2017
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Phone saves tractor victim

An Undera man in his 30s was saved from more serious injuries by his mobile phone after being involved in a tractor accident earlier this month.. The incident occurred about 12.20pm on October 6, when the 35-year-old man used his mobile phone to

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Shepparton News
Oct 17 2017
Livestock

Northern Victoria ram sales excel

This year’s ram sales have been a success, with large increases in prices for Merinos and terminal sires the standouts, Elders stud stock manager Ross Milne said.. Mr Milne said from the same time last year, Merinos had seen increases in the

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Shepparton News
Oct 17 2017
Dairy

Dairy outlook brighter for Victoria

Northern Victoria is looking forward to a recovery in the dairy industry this year, according to the latest Dairy Australia report.. Based on opening prices and processor forecasts, Dairy Australia is estimating that returns could be up by about 10

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Geoff Adams
Oct 17 2017
Water

South Australia digs...

South Australia is holding out on endorsing the latest Murray-Darling Basin Plan’s water saving projects until it can get a guarantee that the 450Gl of ‘up-water’ will be handed over.. The 450Gl of water agreed to after the 2012

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Shepparton News
Oct 17 2017
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Delighted to be a...

As a young girl, Judy Morrison (nee Blake) remembers her mother was into plenty of ‘‘bits and pieces’’.. From training debutantes and teaching them to dance, to encouraging her 20-year-old daughter to enter the Miss Euro

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Alana Christe...
Oct 17 2017
Cropping

More water for...

More water will be available for Goulburn and Loddon system irrigators, following a review of Goulburn-Murray Water allocations.. The northern resource manager has increased the Goulburn system and the Loddon system from 81 per cent to 91 per cent

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Shepparton News
Oct 16 2017
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Protests after independence leaders jailed

Protesters are gathering for a fresh round of demonstrations following the jailing of two leaders of Catalonia's pro-independence movement.

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AAP News
Oct 17 2017
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Malaysia to resume MH370 search: report

Relatives who lost loved ones are happy about reports the Malaysian government could resume the search for missing flight MH370.

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AAP News
Oct 17 2017
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Malaysia: no decision on new MH370 search

Malaysia say no decision has been made yet on proposals from three companies to continue the search for missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370.

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AAP News
Oct 17 2017
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Islamic State cleared from Raqqa

A war monitoring group in Syria says US-backed militias have reclaimed Syria's former capital Raqqa from Islamic State.

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AAP News
Oct 17 2017
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WA Liberals won't block payroll tax hike

The WA opposition will not block the Labor state government's proposed payroll tax hike, which was announced in the state budget.

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AAP News
Oct 17 2017
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Victoria to ban single use plastic bags

Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews has announced the government will ban single use plastic bags "as quickly as we can".

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AAP News
Oct 17 2017
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US official not ruling out N. Korea talks

North Korea has again warned countries like Australia against siding with the US, in part of a statement not read out by the regime's representative at the UN.

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AAP News
Oct 17 2017
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Embattled Eideh quits Vic parliament role

Embattled Victorian government MP Khalil Eideh has stepped down as upper house deputy president while his electorate office is under a corruption probe.

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AAP News
Oct 17 2017
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Grandma charged over Qld baby slashing

A 64-year-old grandmother from Brisbane has been charged with attempted murder after repeatedly cutting her baby grandson's face with a knife.

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AAP News
Oct 17 2017
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Duterte declares Marawi City liberated

Marawi City has been liberated from pro-Islamic State militants, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte says.

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AAP News
Oct 17 2017
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WA footballer admits on-field assault

Amateur WA footballer Leigh Bennett has pleaded guilty to assaulting a fellow player, who was an off-duty policeman and was left with serious facial injuries.

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AAP News
Oct 17 2017
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